Price: 100.00 USD
1544 Duchy of Lorraine Demi 1/2 Gros François I Silver Sword Medieval Uncommon Coin
½ Gros – Francois I
Crowned coat of arms
Lettering: FRANCISCVS D G LOThOR B D
Translation: Francois, by the grace of God, duke of Lorraine and Bar
Downward pointing sword cutting thru memoir at bottom
Lettering: MOnETA FACTA NAnCE
Translation: Coin made in Nancy
Moreover listed as Roberts 9441 and deSaulcy Plate XVII, 4 (var.)
There are moderately about a minor adaptations in both the obverse and reverse legends of this coin, and the burden is variable.
Francois reigned for finest 363 days, and cash had been minted for finest 9 months correct thru his reign.